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February 14

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

3:15pm
DIRECTOR: F.W. MURNAU
1927 / 95min / 35mm
One of the most grandiose art films ever made, a sort of requiem for the closing silent era whose production required the construction of massive, ornate sets at Fox studios.
Ball of Fire

Ball of Fire

5:15pm
DIRECTOR: HOWARD HAWKS
1941 / 111min / 35mm
Stanwyck's “Sugarpuss” O’Shea, a gangster’s mistress and nightclub chanteuse driven into hiding, holes up in the ivory tower with Cooper's tweedy professor and colleagues to teach them the nuances of modern jive slang for a proposed encyclopedia entry.
Maîtresse

Maîtresse

5:15pm
DIRECTOR: BARBET SCHROEDER
1975 / 112min / DCP
A wild amour fou ride that slashes like a riding crop, exposing the Fifty Shades farce for pure vanilla, featuring watersports, a very painfully-placed nail, a juicy horse steak, and two mad, mercurial stars of the French cinema pursuing pleasure at risk to life and limb.
Pleasures of the Flesh

Pleasures of the Flesh

9:30pm
DIRECTOR: NAGISA ÔSHIMA
1965 / 104min / 35mm
Ôshima’s entry into the genre of pink-eiga softcore, which follows lovelorn tutor Katsuo Nakamura as he burns through a pile of stolen cash on a point-of-no-return sex odyssey.